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Climate targets run away like a coal in the sky in India – Concerned about energy professor: Change in turn is needed to brand new gear and soon

the world in the construction of new renewable energy in the next few years record pace. The pace is not enough, however, close to the international climate objectives.

the International energy agency IEA's recent estimate, according to the sun, wind and water power is built from the current still half more in the next five years.

the Wind - and solar power in recent years has been the most increased energy production ways, and according to the IEA, the pace will only accelerate.

the New electric generation will be built over 200 gigawatts of power in front of the year by 2024. At this rate, renewable comes from the coal after the second most important means of production in the next few years of electricity in the world.

Accelerating rate contributes to the fact that the particular solar power prices have fallen and will continue to fall. In addition, several countries have pledged to increase renewable energy sources in order to reach the Paris climate agreement aim to limit the global temperature rise well below 2 degrees. According to the IEA, renewables are already widely cheapest way to increase electricity production in a sustainable manner.

the IEA forecasts that renewable will be covered by the year 2024 75% of the additional electricity needs. More than half of the renewable will be built in Asia.

It where we are currently investing is exceedingly important. The development goes in the right direction, but not sufficient, assessment of new energy technologies professor Peter Lund Aalto university.

Sun-generated electricity power sector

the Electricity and in general energy demand is still growing in the world, although in recent years strong growth figures this year to see.

It, which is a rolling night cover, still produced by the cheap and polluting fossil fuels. This is why, for example, India pollutes the air and warms the earth also increased coal use.

in Developing countries like India electricity is needed to raise living standards in the. In developed countries, such as Finland electricity the need for more clean, for example, polluting industries and transport.

the Sun, wind and other renewable share of world electricity and other energy production is currently less than one-fifth. Estimate of renewable market share of electricity production will rise by around one per cent a year to 30%. Renewable the nominal power should be 3 to 700 gw in 2024.

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Energy agency IEA estimates, especially in the sun having power to people. Domestic and commercial roofs as well as industrial plants in the yard mounted solar panels are increasing in pace. Solar power cover added briskly more than half. Europe and North America, in addition to their will also be installed in China.

the IEA sees that in particular the decentralised and bigger solar power plants can be also estimated greater impact on the renewable share in energy production.

One of the world's most important energy organization, estimates are not able to anticipate wind and solar power penetration. Now the organization has clearly increased the renewable share of the growth rate.

– Decentralised solar power opportunity is breath-taking. To achieve growth in the context of the producers in addition to other consumers, and energy and transmission companies, balancing the ceo Fatih Birol IEA's view of renewable the report (you move to another service) you can get esanoissa.

OECD organization makes energy assessments to member states, such as Finland, largely in the countries plans and the market situation. Assessment done in every corner of the world.

energy professor: renewable one of the only ways to reduce emissions

the organization of the recent renewable assessment is visible also a possible solar power breakthrough. The IEA has lowered the renewable separate accelerated version, where the industrial-scale decentralized solar power structure is still half more than the above basic version.

If the pieces snap into place, solar power could become this 300 gigawatts of additional 2024. The IEA estimates (switch to another service) according to 300 gigawatts is less than 10% of the distributed solar power of all the possibilities. Increase renewable are beginning to push coal out of the largest electricity source place.

Professor Lund miss still renewable and at the same time also energy-efficient use of new gear. Oils should Lund according to the change gear box and to double the share of renewable energy as quickly as possible. Otherwise, the emissions trend does not fold for a long time despite the targets.

– what is Worrying is the fact that currently there are too many economic and expandable solution. The renewable side comes perhaps because of this additional pressure.

their low cost, despite the renewable rapid increase Lund, according to happen easily, when according to the weather fluctuating production demand side solutions, including power grids and storage. He researches and teaches part also in China and know that renewable production has been wasted at times by 10-20 percent, when the local grid is not able to take the production of against.

in India the energy demand is growing so fast, that cheap coal is still one option to meet the needs of. India has plans to add a lot of also solar.AOP

in Addition, emerging economies, energy use is wasteful. Energy is required more, for example, when a house is poorly built.

– renewable may be a general than one solution, but this might be a little flimsy the way in emerging economies. The flimsy house is not worth to heat up, but the first patch.

in lund's view, according to the IEA's estimates confirm the fact that without the technical solutions and the use of energy efficiency, electricity markets, impregnating renewable will move all the time further away.

That means also, that the current development to raise the lund's calculations, the earth's average temperature by about three degrees. The development would also mean that the 1.5-degree goal need to do later more work.

Lund remind you that the air energy mix to the coal question, a solution to the Paris climate change objectives is not reached. Coal comes more than 40 percent of the world's greenhouse emissions. This is also needed in Finland and the EU contribution.

If we want climate change solved, we need global solutions. We need to be deeply involved in global development, in particular, the EU is the world's richest region as very important. If we have not stretched out a hand to the poorest countries, it is very difficult to imagine that climate change can be brought under control.

see also:

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